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Thomas N. Parlon Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2645

This collection consists of an April 27, 2000 interview with Thomas N. Parlon for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Parlon discusses his participation in the National Guard and his service in the Pacific.

Dates

  • 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of an April 27, 2000 interview with Thomas N. Parlon for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Parlon discusses his participation in the National Guard and his service in the Pacific.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas N. Parlon was born June 29, 1912 on a farm near Lafayette, Indiana. He joined the National Guard in 1926 at the age of fourteen as a trumpet player (for 3 years). In 1939, he joined the Navy, and later served as an Armed Guard Officer on the S. S. William K. Vanderbilt.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Thomas N. Parlon on June 26, 2002.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480